Adam Mair

Tracking the 2021-2022 Amerks Roster

A new and full American Hockey League season is full speed ahead after two consecutive seasons without a Calder Cup being awarded. The last team to win a Calder Cup was the Charlotte Checkers in 2019. The Rochester Americans 2021/2022 regular season will start Sunday October 17, 2021 on the road in Utica with the …
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Amerks season preview: “We want to be miserable to play against”

Welcome to most unusual opening night for the Rochester Americans as they start the 65th season. We’re all burned out reading about how things are unusual and that nothing is normal but it has to be said. To write like a 32 game schedule only playing against three other teams without any fans at home …
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Chris Taylor to Coach at the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic

Chris Taylor has secured the North Division coaching berth for the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic. Taylor will be Rochester’s first All-Star coach since John Tortorella in 1997. AHL All-Star coaches are selected based on the team with the best record in each of the four divisions at the end of play on December 31. The …
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Practice Update: Paper Moves, Pilut Returns, Four Others Cleared

It’s officially October and the Rochester Americans had a full team practice early Tuesday afternoon with 28 players on the ice. This biggest news was that Gord Dineen assumed head coaching duties this morning on an interim basis after Chris Taylor was called up to Buffalo. Don Granato is out on medical leave with pneumonia. …
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Updated: Gord Dineen Assumes Head Coaching Duties of Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres announced this morning that Assistant Coach Don Granato has been hospitalized with severe pneumonia and will be taking a medical leave from the team. While he recovers here are some temporary moves: Rochester Americans Head Coach Chris Taylor will go to Buffalo to assist the Sabres coaching staff in the interim. Current …
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